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that's so exciting they make into tv shows and movies: there's the army, the f.b.i., nasa. spending on all of that, it's actually shrinking. in fact, by 2022, federal spending on everything except social security and health care, is set to fall from its historical average of about 11% of our economy to less than 8%. it will soon be smaller as a share of the economy than back in 1974 when richard nixon resigned. so where is the spending growing the fastest? the real budget challenge is you. and it's me. and, the older we get, the more expensive we become for the federal government. it's no coincidence then that the programs driving our debt are medicare and social security. aby boomers retire and tap into the programs, there's no relief in sight. spending on social security and medicare will almost double over the next ten years. it's the fast-growing part of the budget. >> i think the american people increasingly understand that we have incredibly severe budget problems and they cannot be solved by getting rid of foreign aid and waste fraud and abuse that most of the money that the
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